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Captain's Cabin ExteriorThe Captain’s Cabin is situated on Quay Street, Ullapool, Wester Ross, right in the heart of the village, beside Lochbroom Hardware and The Ullapool Bookshop  and is very close to the Harbour and Ferry Terminal.

Captain's Cabin InteriorHere at the Captain’s Cabin, (in one of the oldest buildings in Ullapool), you will find a well established Gift and Craft Shop, offering Pottery, Knitwear, Soaps, Scottish Gifts, Local Crafts, Games & Toys, Candles and much more. The Captain’s Cabin is open all year round, please check our Opening Hours for seasonal opening variations.

A further history of the Captain’s Cabin can be found here on our website, with some historic photos and background to the building itself.

Pottery display, including Tain and DunoonWe very much look forward to welcoming you, whether you live in Ullapool or the surrounding area, or if you are a visitor for the first time or a regular one!

At the moment we don't sell online. However, if you see something on our website or have been in the shop before and would like to purchase a particular item, please get in touch with us.

For payment we accept Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Visa Debit, MasterCard Debit, and obviously cash or cheques too!

Di Palomo

We have a beautiful new range of luxurious Di Palomo toiletries, including Eau du parfum, body lotion, Hand cream and scented reed diffusers. Scents include White Grape, Black cherry and almond, Fig and grape and Orange blossom . Why not call in to try some our testers? Di Palomo

Donation to Highland Hospice

The Captain's Cabin, Ullapool Bookshop and Lochbroom Hardware are delighted to announce that as a result of the Carrier Bag charge scheme (which came into effect in Scotland on 20th October 2014), we have donated our proceeds from plastic bag sales to our chosen Charity: Highland Hospice. A total sum of £213.30 has been sent to Highland Hospice and we will continue to support them via our Carrier Bag charge of 5p per plastic bag, as required by law.

This applies to all plastic bags purchased with your goods in either Lochbroom Hardware, Captain's Cabin and Ullapool Bookshop.

Thank you.



Surprise cruise ship

From Ullapool dot com:

The Cruise boat Astoria is paying a surprise visit to Ullapool tomorrow (24th March) between 1pm and 8pm. Hopefully the weather and welcome will both be warm for the 550 passengers and 230 crew that will be coming ashore and spending time in the village.

The Captain's Cabin in the 1940s / 50s

As some of you may know The Captain's Cabin gift shop was first established in 1946 by Mrs Constance Mitford. The Cabin has remained in her family ever since and is now owned by her grand-daughter. Here is a photo showing the Cabin, in the ,1940/50s, I believe. Further details and a full history can be found on the about section of this website. the captains cabin in 1950

Gifts for the breakfast table or home

Although The Captain's Cabin is a unique craft & gift shop located in one of the oldest buildings in Ullapool, did you know that we also sell a small selection of food items?
We have: Mrs Bridges​ Jams, Chutneys, sweets and Marmalades, Tweedside Honey, Campbell's Fudge, Tablet and The Captains's Cabin Luxury Chocolate too. All of which would make for a lovely gift to take home or even to have on your breakfast table each and every morning.